Marshall Islands

About Marshall Islands

The Marshall Islands, officially known as the Republic of the Marshall Islands is an island country in the Micronesia region of the Pacific Region. The country has over 1156 individual islands and islets. The country is an associated state/protectorate of the USA.

The country’s primary economy is the Shipping industry while agriculture and fruits & nuts form the minor economy of the islands.

Country Facts

 

Basic Details
RegionPacific Region
Capital CityMajuro
Government Typeparliamentary representative democratic republic
Official LanguagesMarshallese, English
CurrencyUnited States dollar, USD
Phone Code +692
Important CitiesAjeltake, Delap-Uliga-Djarrit, Ebeye, Laura,Rairok
National DayConstitution Day (May-01)
Economy
Ease of Doing Business Ranking153
Primary IndustriesSubsistence economy,Modern economy,Coconut oil,Gross domestic product,Marshall island productivity.
Major ExportsShips, boats and floating structures, Fish and crustaceans, molluscs, Mineral fuels, mineral oils , Electrical machinery and equipment, Plastics and articles thereof, Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boilers, Commodities not elsewhere specified, Inorganic chemicals, organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal, Iron and steel
Major Exports to IndiaVehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, Paper and paperboard, articles of paper pulp, Pharmaceutical products, Salt, sulphur, earths and stone, plastering materials, lime and cement, Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk, Printed books, newspapers, pictures , Articles of iron or steel, Aircraft, spacecraft, Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision,
Major ImportsShips, boats and floating structures, Commodities not elsewhere specified, Mineral fuels, mineral oils , Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boilers, Articles of iron or steel, Electrical machinery and equipment , Tanning or dyeing extracts, tannins , Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof, Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling stock
Major Imports from IndiaInorganic chemicals, organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, Salt, sulphur, earths and stone, plastering materials, lime and cement, Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boilers, Organic chemicals, Articles of iron or steel, Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica , Glass and glassware, Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, Special woven fabrics, tufted textile fabrics, lace, tapestries, trimmings, embroidery
Foreign Relations
Flags
Maps
Trade Agreements with IndiaBilateral trade between India and the Marshall Islands is constrained by the large distance between the two countries and the small size of the Marshallese economy. Trade between the two countries totaled US$ 102.32 million in 2015–16, rising sharply from $130,000 the previous fiscal. India exported $101.91 million worth of goods to the Marshall Islands, and imported $410,000. The main commodity traded between India and the Marshall Islands is mineral oil and its related products. Pharmaceuticals and drugs are also major Indian exports to the country.
Bordering NationsWake Island, Kiribati, Nauru, the Federated States of Micronesia
Member of(United Nations)
Indian Embassy DetailsH.E. Sanjay Kumar
Honourable Ambassador
Embassy of India
Embassy of India, 2-2-11 Kudan-Minami, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0074.
Email: iec.tokyo@mea.gov.in
Phone: 81 3 3262-2391 to 97
Embassy Details in IndiaH.E. Mr Pavan G. Morarka
Honorary Consul General
Honorary Consulate of Republic of Marshall Islands
14/15 F, Connaught Place New Delhi - 110001 India
Email: hcrmi@bradys.in
Phone: (+91) 98 1000 4030 (+91) 11 4614 4646 / 11 2372 0567